This audio was produced by using the Festival Speech Synthesis System (version 1.4.3), and various Open Source tools.
The mp3 files are tagged in such a way that they load nicely into an mp3 player, such as an iPod.
Be patient. As you become accustomed to the robot voice, it's idiosyncracies will recede into the background.
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on August 8, 2004